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Horror Express -- An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link...
Horror Express -- An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link...

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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Arnaud d'Usseau (screenplay) and
Julian Zimet (screenplay) (originally as Julian Halevy)
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Release Date:
December 1973 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Can it be stopped? See more »
Plot:
An English anthropologist has discovered a frozen monster in the frozen wastes of Manchuria which he believes may be the Missing Link... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Seventies Cult Classic See more (118 total) »

Cast

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Christopher Lee ... Prof. Sir Alexander Saxton

Peter Cushing ... Dr. Wells
Alberto de Mendoza ... Father Pujardov
Silvia Tortosa ... Countess Irina Petrovski
Julio Peña ... Inspector Mirov
Ángel del Pozo ... Yevtushenko (as Angel del Pozo)

Telly Savalas ... Captain Kazan
Helga Liné ... Natasha
Alice Reinheart ... Miss Jones (as Alice Reinhart)
José Jaspe ... Conductor Konev (as Jose Jaspa)
George Rigaud ... Count Marion Petrovski (as Jorge Rigaud)
Víctor Israel ... Maletero - the Baggage Man
Faith Clift ... American Passenger (as Faith Swift)
Juan Olaguivel ... Creature (as Juan Olaguibel)
Barta Barri ... First Telegraphist
Peter Beckman ... Second Telegraphist
Hiroshi Kitatawa ... Grashinski (as Hiroshi Kitazawa)
Vicente Roca ... Station Master
José Canalejas ... Russian Guard
José Marco ... Vorkin
Allen Russell ... Captain O'Hagan
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Fernando Villena ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Eugenio Martín  (as Gene Martin)
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Arnaud d'Usseau (screenplay) and
Julian Zimet (screenplay) originally as Julian Halevy

Produced by
Bernard Gordon .... producer
Gregorio Sacristán .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
John Cacavas 
 
Cinematography by
Alejandro Ulloa 
 
Film Editing by
Robert C. Dearberg  (as Robert Dearberg)
 
Production Design by
Ramiro Gómez  (as Gomez Ramiro)
 
Set Decoration by
Ramiro Gómez 
 
Makeup Department
Rafael Berraquero .... assistant makeup artist
Fernando Florido .... makeup artist
Romana González .... assistant hair stylist
Julián Ruiz .... makeup supervisor
María Nieves Ruiz .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
José María Ramos .... production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gil Carretero .... assistant director
Vicente Escrivá hijo .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
John Chisholm .... props
Juan Gracia .... property master
Julián Martín .... painter (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Manuel Ferreiro .... boom operator (as Manuel Ferreiro Sierra)
Antonio Illán .... sound supervisor
Luis López Díaz .... sound recordist
Enrique Molinero .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Pablo Pérez .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Brian Stevens .... optical effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Teo Escamilla .... camera operator
Simón López .... still photographer (as Simon Lopez)
Luis Peña .... focus puller (as Luis Pena)
Antonio Vega .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrés Fernández .... wardrobe master (as Andres Fernandez)
Carmen Manzano .... wardrobe mistress
Charles Simminger .... wardrobe supervisor (as Charlie Simminger)
 
Editorial Department
Fernando Megino .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Katrina Bayonas .... unit publicist
Rafael Perez Murcia .... set assistant
José Luis Rubio .... production assistant
Isabel Ruiz Capillas .... script supervisor (as Maribel Ruiz-Capilla)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Panic in the Trans-Siberian Train" - International (English title)
"The Possessor" - USA (reissue title)
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Runtime:
USA:90 min | USA:88 min | Spain:84 min
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Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 (1990) | France:U | Germany:16 | Norway:15 | Spain:13 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video rating) (1994) | USA:R

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Trivia:
Most of the film was shot without audio recording, the soundtracks and dialog were all added in post production. Stars Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, and Telly Savalas provided their own voices for the film's English release.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: The military forces are not correctly dressed. The first one - O'Hagan - is in a blue suit with red epaulets with a star on his service cap. Stars only appeared after the revolt.See more »
Quotes:
Father Pujardov:The beast is not dead.
Inspector Mirov:I put four bullets into him.
Father Pujardov:[smiling] You think evil can be killed with bullets? Satan lives. The Unholy One is among us.
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14 out of 21 people found the following review useful.
Seventies Cult Classic, 15 July 2000
Author: thehappycobbler from Northants, England

Horror Express - Ingredients: A missing link unearthed from its icy tomb; an isolated train journey through snow-swept China and Russia; a mad monk; murder; startling discoveries and twists; a dash of comedy. Also add Christopher Lee; Peter Cushing; Telly Savalas. Place into pot and mix well, then prepare for one suspense thrilled journey. You will not be disappointed!

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It is nice to see that the fans of this film are legion! Rueiro
Nice to see Lee ( and Cushing ) both playing good guys for a change .... paule-rooney
Best DVD version: Euroshock or Cinema Deluxe? COLE-10
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Pujardov = Rasputin.. ? bladewrecker
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